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The Mystery of Oberwald (Il Mistero di Oberwald)

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Genre:Drama, Romance
Release Date:September 3, 1981
Running time:129 minutes
Cast:Monica Vitti, Franco Branciaroli, Paolo Bonacelli, Elisabetta Pozzi, Luigi Diberti
Director:Michelangelo Antonioni
Producer:Sergio Benvenuti, Giancarlo Bernardoni, Alessandro von Norman
Writer:Michelangelo Antonioni, Jean Cocteau, Tonino Guerra
Distributor:Polytel International Film

Description: One of director Michelangelo Antonioni's more obscure works from the 1980s, this psychological period piece reunites the filmmaker with one of his favorite performers, Monica Vitti. Shot on video and based upon the play The Eagle Has Two Heads (Jean Cocteau made his own film version of the work in 1947), the film casts Vitti as a queen who squares off against an anarchist poet who has come to her castle to kill her. Due to his remarkable resemblance to the long-dead king of the land, the queen falls in love with the dissident.~ Michael Hastings, All Movie Guide

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